On 24 April 2013, the International Waste Working Group launched its Southern African Regional Branch (IWWG-SARB), with secretariat at the University of kwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa, under the coordination of Prof. Cristina Trois (Dean of Engineering and resource expert for UN-IPLA since 2011).The IWWG-SARB, in collaboration with IWWG, IWMSA (Institute of Waste Management Southern Africa) and the University of kwaZulu-Natal aims to promote best practice in waste management and build capacity of Local Authorities in Africa and developing countries. Starting from South Africa, IWWG-SARB will extend to other Sub-Saharan and Southern African countries.
International Training Seminar and Summer School in Managing Waste as a Resource, 26-30 November 2018, Durban, South Africa
The Sarchi Chair in Waste and Climate Change at UKZN has partnered with SANEDI and IWWG to oer an International Training
Seminar and Summer School on the eective “Management of Waste as a Resource”. This programme will provide advanced
training for Practitioners, Scientists and postgraduate students on the most innovative practices in waste treatment,
characterisation and valorisation.
The programme is a unique opportunity to engage with key national and international experts in waste management. read more
“Winter School” in Waste and Resources Management, 4th to 8th April 2016, Howard College Campus
The School of Engineering at the University of kwaZulu-Natal, together with the Southern African Regional Branch of the IWWG, will present a “Winter School” as an introduction to the new coursework Master of Science in Engineering in Waste and Resources Management (WaRM). read more
1st International Training Seminar on Energy from Biomass and Waste in Africa, 24th to 26th April 2013, Durban, South Africa
One of the major activities of the IWWG-SARB so far was the organization of the 1st International Training Seminar on Energy from Biomass and Waste in Africa”, which was held in Durban, South Africa, from April 24 to 26, 2013. Click here to read a summary about the seminar. Photos from the event are available in the Photo gallery.